Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition 261)

Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition 261)

By: Mingruo Guo (editor)Hardback

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Description

Since infant formula substitutes for human milk, its composition must match that of human milk as closely as possible. Quality control of infant formula is also essential to ensure product safety, as infants are particularly vulnerable food consumers. This book reviews the latest research into human milk biochemistry and best practice in infant formula processing technology and quality control. * The most up to date reference on infant formula processing technology* Reviews both human milk biochemistry and infant formula processing technology for broad and applied coverage* Focusses exclusively on infant formulae

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About Author

Dr Mingruo Guo is Professor in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Vermont, USA. He is highly regarded for his teaching, research and product development in the area of functional foods.

Contents

Human milk biochemistry; Bioactive components in human milk; Changes in composition of human milk; Human milk banking; Infant formula formulation guidelines; Infant formula ingredients selection; Infant formula processing technology; Component interactions and processing damages; Infant formula quality control; Infant formula products regulations; Infant formula analysis; Infant formula and allergy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781845697242
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 420
  • ID: 9781845697242
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 1845697243

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